The Dutch Pharmacy Cigar Night

15 May

If the pharmacy cigar evening falls on a Friday┬á night we get many friends over to celebrate and share with us. This time we had Jan and Thomas from the Netherlands over and it was a blast. They arrived early enough at noon so we had a long and good lunch at Cafe Fritz ( Read more…

ANS – The Pharmacy Cigar Ritual Every 13 Days

4 Apr

I have stopped posting about this “natural” and ritual cigar evening session at the local village pharmacy every 13 days. It is repetitive …. in a good way ­čÖé What can I say – it’s 500 yards from me, I attend it and it is always the same …┬á Good friends, good cigars, good drinks Read more…

The Big Pharmacy Cigar Week-End 2015

17 Aug

It’s summer, it’s August and Andreas has pharmacy night duty on a Friday …. that is the simple recipe for a great cigar week-end with friends arriving from all over to gather in the lab, the garden, the pub and enjoy the camaraderie and the sharing of fun, conversations and great cigars. First to arrive Read more…

Rahim’s European Tour – The Pharmacy Pit Stop

21 Jul

It’s not much that I post on our pharmacy cigar meetings anymore, they are a well-known regular event and except for maybe the big summer meeting not worth mentioning. It’s only when a special person arrives to smoke with us that we realize what a special cigar gathering we have in the village. Rahim from Read more…

Min Ron Nee Vintage Cigar Tasting In The Village

15 Feb

  Last December, Min Ron Nee, the author and collector from Hong Kong, was so kind as to send me a selection of rare vintage cigars for a tasting with friends. These cigars are : 1950’s C.E. Beck Albas, 1950’s Maria Guerrero Favoritas en Cedro, 1960’s Partagas Seleccion de Luxe cabinet made for UK merchant Read more…

Romeo Y Julieta Piramide A├▒ejado 2008 Tasting

19 Jan

  I received this cigar last week. Having read both positive and negative opinions about it, I decided to smoke it at yesterday’s pharmacy cigar evening. Supposedly these cigars – both the RyJ and the Montecristo A├▒ejado line – were rolled in 2008 and then left to age in Havana to be released this year. Read more…

ANS 2014 – A Great Cigar Weekend, Again..

26 Aug

  How can I add anything new on a legendary & classic cigar gathering that’s been around for over a decade and attracts cigar smokers from all over the world due to its relaxed, fun and┬á “all-are-welcome atmosphere” ?? Words would be superfluous. ‘Nuff said. So here is a collage of pictures that tell the Read more…